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With 74-0 victory, Faith Flames are in the playoffs

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Before kickoff against a struggling Round Rock Christian on November 8, Faith Academy of Marble Falls head football coach Stephen Shipley challenged his Flames to maintain a high level of play in their Division I, District 2 six-man game. And they did, beating the Crusaders 74-0 in a game that ended […]

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Marble Falls ends season with 28-21 win over Cedar Creek

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team pulled out all the stops in a thrilling 28-21 win at Bastrop Cedar Creek in a District 13-5A Division II contest November 8 to end the season. The Mustangs finish up at 2-8 overall and 2-5 in district. The Eagles are 5-5 overall and […]

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Faith Academy football

Faith Flames play for seeding against Round Rock Christian

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team has secured a playoff berth. Now, it’s about seeding and ending the regular season the right way – with a win. The Flames (5-4 overall, 1-3 district) welcome Round Rock Christian at 7:30 p.m. Friday, November 8, to Britton Field, 3151 RR 1431 […]

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Burnet Bulldogs football

Burnet Bulldogs face winless but competitive Taylor

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO For the Burnet High School football team to have a chance at making the playoffs, the Bulldogs must beat a winless Taylor opponent in a District 14-4A Division I contest November 8. And Burnet (5-4 overall, 1-3 district) still has to hope Fischer Canyon Lake will defeat Liberty Hill to eliminate […]

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Marble Falls Mustangs football

Marble Falls Mustangs end season at Bastrop Cedar Creek

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team hopes to extend its winning streak to four games against Bastrop Cedar Creek as it wraps up the 2019 season November 8. Kickoff for the District 13-5A Division II contest is 7 p.m. Friday at Bastrop Memorial Stadium, 755 Texas 21 West in Cedar […]

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Faith Academy secures playoff berth

Faith Academy Flames secure football playoff berth with win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team’s 82-44 win against Austin Hill Country solidified the Flames’ playoff berth and ended a three-game losing skid. The Flames are now 5-4 overall and 1-3 six-man Division I, District 2 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. Along with the win […]

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Fredericksburg beats Burnet 10-7

Burnet loses to Fredericksburg, but playoff hopes remain

The final seconds of the Burnet Bulldogs game against the visiting Fredericksburg Battlin’ Billies on November 1 had all the makings of a dramatic come-from-behind victory. It didn’t end that way, however, as Fredericksburg went home with a 10-7 win over Burnet. The loss drops Burnet to 1-3 in District 14-4A Division I play, while […]

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Marble Falls loses 28-0 to Weiss in final home game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team ended its home schedule with a 28-0 loss to Pflugerville Weiss on November 1.  The Wolves (8-1 overall, 6-0 District 13-5A Division II) showed why they haven’t lost a game in district play. They took advantage of their offensive opportunities when they had them […]

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Burnet Bulldogs football

Burnet Bulldogs battle tough Fredericksburg at home

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Though the Burnet High School football earned a big District 14-4A Division I win against Liberty Hill on October 25, head coach Jerod Rye made it clear it’s not enough. In fact, Burnet (5-3 overall, 1-2 district) needs to continue winning to earn a playoff spot. “The reality of it means […]

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Faith Academy Flames

Playoffs on the line as Faith faces Austin Hill Country

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team returns to its home field hoping to earn its first district victory and end a three-game losing skid. The Flames (4-4 overall, 0-3 district) welcome Austin Hill Country on Friday, November 1, to Britton Field, 3151 RR 1431 East in Marble Falls. Kickoff […]

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Marble Falls Mustangs

Marble Falls hosts Weiss, which is undefeated in district

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO A lot can happen in 12 months. Last year, the Marble Falls High School football team boarded a bus to take on a Pflugerville Weiss team that hadn’t won a game and would finish 2018 without a victory. The Mustangs captured their second consecutive District 13-5A Division II win. Weiss isn’t […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls

Faith Academy celebrates homecoming and marks 20 years

Homecoming is always a special time for schools, but it has a more significant meaning for Faith Academy of Marble Falls this year. The private Christian school is also celebrating its 20th anniversary. It is marking the occasion at a tailgate party on Friday, November 1, before the Flames’ football team’s game against Hill Country […]

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Missed opportunities for Faith Flames in 48-40 loss

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Special teams decided the six-man district football game between Faith Academy of Marble Falls and Vanguard College Preparatory School of Waco on October 25. The 48-40 loss drops the Flames to 4-4 overall and 0-3 in Division I, District 2 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. The Vanguard […]

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Burnet Bulldogs notch first district win against Liberty Hill

The Burnet Bulldogs got their first District 14-4A Division I win October 25 with a 35-31 victory over the Liberty Hill Panthers. The Bulldogs defense came up with a big stop with less than a minute left in the game to seal the win. Trailing 35-31, the Panthers (2-5 overall, 0-3 district) looked to get […]

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Marble Falls loses district contest to Leander Glenn, 35-22

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team lost 35-22 to Leander Glenn on October 25. The Mustangs drop to 1-7 overall and 1-4 in District 13-5A Division II play. “(Glenn) is so talented,” Mustangs head coach Brian Herman said. “They have all the tools.” After Glenn (5-3, 4-1) shanked the punt […]

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Faith Academy football

Faith Academy faces versatile Vanguard in big district game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team has its final road game of the season and needs a crucial district win against Waco Vanguard for a shot at making the playoffs. The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools six-man Division I, District 2 contest kicks off at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Burnet football

Burnet and Liberty Hill each seeking first district win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Who would have thought that after two games, the Burnet and Liberty Hill football teams would be winless in District 14-4A Division I? The two squads meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 25, at Panther Stadium, 13125 Texas 29 West in Liberty Hill. “The rivalry of it makes it fun to […]

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Marble Falls football

Marble Falls looks for repeat win against Leander Glenn

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Momentum. That’s what the Marble Falls High School football team will take with it to Leander Glenn on October 25 for a District 13-5A Division II matchup. Last week, the Mustangs (1-6 overall, 1-3 district) had a stunning 45-37 victory against Bastrop, their first win of the season. The contest kicks […]

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Turnovers hurt Flames in 58-42 los to Concordia

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team’s 58-42 loss to Round Rock Concordia on October 18 can be traced back to one statistic: turnovers. Flames head coach Stephen Shipley noted his team had three turnovers in the first quarter that contributed to a 30-6 deficit and four before halftime that […]

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Burnet vs. Canyon Lake

Burnet comes up short against Canyon Lake, 28-20

A second-quarter pick six by Blayne Burkhalter set up the Burnet Bulldogs in a good position going into halftime with a 14-7 lead over the Fischer Canyon Lake Hawks on October 18 at Bulldog Field. Except, someone forgot to tell the Hawks they were supposed to let up with less than two minutes in the […]

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Marble Falls vs. Bastrop

Marble Falls snags first win of the season against Bastrop

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team earned its first victory of the season in a breathtaking 45-37 victory against Bastrop on October 18 to remain perfect on Max Copeland Night.  Mustangs head coach Brian Herman said he and his staff have watched the Mustangs (1-6 overall, 1-4 District 13-5A Division […]

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Burnet football

Burnet Bulldogs host Canyon Lake in district contest

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The road to the playoffs doesn’t get any easier for the Burnet High School football team as they welcome Fischer Canyon Lake on Friday, October 18. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Bulldog Field, 1400 Bulldog Stadium Drive in Burnet. The Hawks (5-1, 1-0) enter district contest after a 41-7 win against […]

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Marble Falls football

Marble Falls and Bastrop both looking for district win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Just how meaningful is the District 13-5A Division II matchup between the Marble Falls and Bastrop high school football teams? Consider this: One year ago, the Bears had a 1-2 record when they hosted the Mustangs, who were looking for their first district win. Bastrop defeated the Mustangs 34-7 to even […]

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Faith Flames on the road against Round Rock Concordia

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team is hitting the road for the second week in a row to face a confident, physical opponent. The Flames (4-2 overall, 0-1 district) play Round Rock Concordia (4-2, 1-0) on Friday, October 18, in a six-man Division I, District 2 Texas Association of […]

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Max Copeland Night

Mustangs’ game against Bastrop is Max Copeland Night

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Though he’s been gone for four years, Brother Max Copeland remains in the hearts of Marble Falls residents. Each season, the Marble Falls Independent School District chooses one of the high school football team’s home games to raise money for the scholarship named after the beloved former pastor of First Baptist […]

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Burnet-Lampasas football

Burnet Bulldogs fall 45-13 to state-ranked Lampasas

In the District 14-4A Division I opener October 11, the Burnet Bulldogs ended the first half and started the second half with scoring drives, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the state-ranked Lampasas Badgers. The Badgers (5-1, 1-0) beat Burnet 45-13 in Lampasas. Burnet drops to 4-2 overall and 0-1 in district. The Badgers jumped […]

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